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PAWS Appearances

Get everyone excited for Tigers Baseball all year long with an appearance from PAWS, the official mascot of the Detroit Tigers. Book PAWS for your office holiday party, birthday party, or community event.

Bring the fun of Tigers baseball to your office! Everyone will enjoy an appearance from PAWS, the official mascot of the Detroit Tigers. Book PAWS for your office party or community event.

Have PAWS escort the bride & groom into the reception or show off his skills on the dance floor! PAWS loves to help celebrate the marriage of Tigers fans! He even has a tuxedo he can wear for the occasion! PAWS will make your big day even more memorable.

Tigers fans of all ages light up when PAWS enters the room! Have the Tigers mascot make a special appearance at your child's birthday party. PAWS can even bring special gifts from the Tigers to share with your guests!

PAWS loves going to school! PAWS can make your school assembly a memorable event for students of all ages. March is Reading Month so be sure to get your requests in early.

Make Mother's Day, Father's Day or Valentine's Day a day they'll never forget with a special delivery from PAWS! Detroit's favorite mascot will deliver a special gift for the holiday that's sure to be treasured!

  • Santa PAWS - Detroit's favorite mascot will appear in a red & white suit and santa hat!
  • Cracker Jacks - PAWS will bring bags of Cracker Jack for everyone at the event (additional fee).
  • Casey At The Bat - PAWS will act out the famous poem "Casey at the Bat" while one of your guests reads it aloud.
  • [NEW] Formal PAWS - Detroit's favorite mascot will appear in a tuxedo.
  • In-Game Visits - Have PAWS visit your seats during a game at Comerica Park! A seat visit includes a personalized baseball and time for a photo opportunity with PAWS. Seat visits cost $75.

Pricing

PAWS appearances start at $135 per hour. The PAWS appearance fee is determined by the length of time requested, type of appearance and the driving distance to and from Comerica Park. If your event requires more than 60 miles of travel round trip, you will be charged an additional travel fee.* Parades, Corporate Events/Trade Show appearances are $200 per hour.

*Travel fee will include a rate of $.59/mile for any travel distance in excess of 60 miles of travel round trip.

Appearance Guidelines

Requests must be received in writing at least two weeks prior to the event.

Requests must be submitted using the online request form.

Upon receipt of the online request form, we will review your request and you will receive an e-mail or telephone confirmation that your request has been received.

If the online request form is incomplete, we will notify you via e-mail or telephone that additional information is needed.

If we confirm PAWS to attend your event and there is a change in the date for any reason, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to accommodate the new date. If any changes occur after the date has been confirmed, please notify the mascot coordinator as soon as possible.

If appropriate, we may ask your organization to provide a media plan which we will share with our public relations staff to ensure the greatest level of exposure for all organizations involved.

If for any reason PAWS must cancel an appearance, the mascot coordinator will notify the group/event contact immediately and every effort will be made to provide an alternative appearance.

PAWS is available for appearances in the Metropolitan Detroit Area. Please note: The PAWS appearance fee is determined by the length of time requested, type of appearance and the driving distance to and from Comerica Park. If your event requires more than 60 miles of travel round trip, you will be charged an additional travel fee. (Travel fee will include a rate of $.59/mile for any travel distance in excess of 60 miles of travel round trip.)

PAWS is not available to make appearances on the day of Detroit Tigers home games.

Event hosts must provide a private changing area for the mascot. A bathroom/restroom is NOT sufficient.

Water must be provided for the mascot.

The mascot coordinator will contact you by phone to discuss the event in more detail and finalize the contract for the appearance.

Any uses of team trademarks (through photography, collateral, advertising, etc.,) is prohibited unless approved by the Detroit Tigers.

The Detroit Tigers retain the right to use any photography or videography taken during the event for promotional or marketing purposes.

The Detroit Tigers request that any photograph/videography shot during the event be provided to the team, preferably in a digital format.

Appearance Guidelines

Requests must be received in writing at least two weeks prior to the event.

Requests must be submitted using the online request form.

Upon receipt of the online request form, we will review your request and you will receive an e-mail or telephone confirmation that your request has been received.

If the online request form is incomplete, we will notify you via e-mail or telephone that additional information is needed.

If we confirm PAWS to attend your event and there is a change in the date for any reason, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to accommodate the new date. If any changes occur after the date has been confirmed, please notify the mascot coordinator as soon as possible.

If appropriate, we may ask your organization to provide a media plan which we will share with our public relations staff to ensure the greatest level of exposure for all organizations involved.

If for any reason PAWS must cancel an appearance, the mascot coordinator will notify the group/event contact immediately and every effort will be made to provide an alternative appearance.

PAWS is available for appearances in the Metropolitan Detroit Area. Please note: The PAWS appearance fee is determined by the length of time requested, type of appearance and the driving distance to and from Comerica Park. If your event requires more than 60 miles of travel round trip, you will be charged an additional travel fee. (Travel fee will include a rate of $.59/mile for any travel distance in excess of 60 miles of travel round trip.)

PAWS is not available to make appearances on the day of Detroit Tigers home games.

Event hosts must provide a private changing area for the mascot. A bathroom/restroom is NOT sufficient.

Water must be provided for the mascot.

The mascot coordinator will contact you by phone to discuss the event in more detail and finalize the contract for the appearance.

Any uses of team trademarks (through photography, collateral, advertising, etc.,) is prohibited unless approved by the Detroit Tigers.

The Detroit Tigers retain the right to use any photography or videography taken during the event for promotional or marketing purposes.

The Detroit Tigers request that any photograph/videography shot during the event be provided to the team, preferably in a digital format.